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Water builds up in helmet during spacewalk
Water builds up in helmet during spacewalk

An American astronaut found water pooling inside his helmet after he finished a seven-hour spacewalk, raising new concerns…

video Inside a black hole

Black holes have been lurking inside our galaxy for years, but they're actually packed full of space matter so they're not…

What caused this pink cloud in space?

A spectacular pink cloud of vapour in space could be seen by residents near a US Army installation in New Mexico.

NZ sunset out of this world

Photo taken from International Space Station shows the Cook Strait and North and South Islands in glorious detail as they…

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PMs begin cricket sledging video PMs begin cricket sledging

The sledging between New Zealand and Australia that…

Cricket: Martin Crowe 'Not out' video Cricket: Martin Crowe 'Not out'

The World Cup legend, 52, who is battling terminal…

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NASA's flooding spacesuits

NASA is rushing to resolve a spacesuit problem linked to a 2013 emergency when water dangerously flooded a European astronaut's…

Kiwi shortlisted for one-way Mars trip
Kiwi shortlisted for one-way Mars trip

An Auckland man could end up swapping his job at the Ministry of Social Development for a one-way ticket to Mars.

On a one-way ticket to Mars
On a one-way ticket to Mars

A 24-year-old astrophysics students at Birmingham University was yesterday named on the shortlist of candidates selected…

UFO photo baffles ex-sceptic
UFO photo baffles ex-sceptic

Queenstown man Verdun Waghorn was a UFO sceptic - until he photographed one. Now he wants to know if the truth is out there…

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New Tesla battery to power homes
New Tesla battery to power homes

Tesla is working on a battery that can power your home and even help large-scale utilities store…

Space rock just a flash in Kiwi history

For those who missed the spectacle of a 4.6 billion year old chunk of space rock streaking across NZ skies, it could be…

Watch: 1500 years of meteors

A "blinding" flash, intense explosion and sonic booms experienced over much of the country last night were probably caused…

Radar spike not a space rock

A dash visible off the North Island's East Cape in a radar was likely nothing that could be blamed on a space rock, the…

'Almost certainly extra terrestrial'
'Almost certainly extra terrestrial'

A "blinding" flash, intense explosion and sonic booms experienced over much of the country last night…

Your chances of finding the meteor

Astronomer on why Kiwis hunting for the remains of the space rock that lit up the skies should be looking further afield…

Armstrong's secret Moon gear

Bag full of priceless mementos from the most famous space mission of all found stuffed in a closet by Neil Armstrong's widow…

Space cool again as private-funding haul heads to $10b

Entrepreneurs are expanding the boundaries of rocket and satellite technology as the US makes room for private enterprise…

Alan Duff: Subscriber's guide to the universe

A year ago I started subscribing to Scientific American, a publication my older brother has read for years.

12 Qs: Space Centre director
12 Qs: Space Centre director

Former director of Florida’s Kennedy Space Centre Jim Kennedy spent almost 40 years with Nasa. The…

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